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PUTRIDOS ASSEMBLER CODE

TITLE: The Definitive PUTRIDOS Assembler opcode list. This was
downloaded off the C-Board, 305-386-2153 300/1200 baud

stty -echo; cat - > putri.asm; stty echo

The definitive PUTRIDOS Assembler Opcode list

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MNEMONIC INSTRUCTION

AAC....... Alter All Commands
AAR....... Alter at Random
AB........ Add Backwards
AFVC...... Add Finnagle's Variable Constant
AIB....... Attack Innocent Bystander
AWTT...... Assemble with Tinker Toys
BAC....... Branch to Alpha Centauri
BAF....... Blow all Fuses
BAFL...... Branch and Flush
BBIL...... Branch on Burned-Out Indicator Light
BBT....... Branch on Binary Tree
BBW....... Branch Both Ways
BCIL...... Branch Creating Infinite Loop
BDC....... Break Down and Cry
BDT....... Burn Data Tree
BEW....... Branch Either Way
BF........ Belch Fire
BH........ Branch and Hang
BMR....... Branch Multiple Registers
BOB....... Branch on Bug
BOD....... Beat on the Disk
BOI....... Byte Operator Immediately
BPDI...... Be Polite, Don't Interrupt
BPO....... Branch on Power Off
BRSS...... Branch on Sunspot
BST....... Backspace and Stretch Tape
BW........ Branch on Whim
CBNC...... Close, but no Cigar
CDC....... Close Disk Cover
CDIOOAZ... Calm Down, It's Only Ones and Zeroes
CEMU...... Close Eyes and Monkey With User Space
CH........ Create Havoc
CLBR...... Clobber Register
CLBRI..... Clobber Register Immediately
CM........ Circulate Memory
CMD....... Compare Meaningless Data
CML....... Compute Meaning of Life
CNB....... Cause Nervous Breakdown
COLB...... Crash for Operator's Lunch Break
CPPR...... Crumple Printer Paper and Rip
CRASH..... Continue Running after Stop or Halt
CRB....... Crash and Burn
CRN....... Convert to Roman Numerals
CS........ Crash System
CSL....... Curse and Swear Loudly
CU........ Convert to Unary
CVG....... Convert to Garbage
CWOM...... Complement Write-only Memory
CZZC...... Convert Zone to Zip Code
DBTP...... Drop Back Ten and Punt
DBZ....... Divide by Zero
DC........ Divide and Conquer
DDC....... Dally During Calculations
DLN....... Don't Look Now...
DMNS...... Do What I Mean, Not What I Say
DMPE...... Decide to Major in Phys. Ed.
DMPK...... Destroy Memory Protect Key
DNPG...... Do Not Pass Go
DO........ Divide and Overflow
DOC....... Drive Operator Crazy
DPMI...... Declar Programmer Mentally Incompetent
DPR....... Destroy Program
DTC....... Destroy This Command
DTE....... Decrement Telephone Extension
DTVFL..... Destroy Third Variable From Left
DW........ Destroy World
EBB....... Edit and Blank Buffer
ECO....... Electocute Computer Operator
EEOIFNO... Execute Every Other Instruction From Now On
EFD....... Emulate Frisbee Using Disk Pack
EIAO...... Execute In Any Order
EIOC...... Execute Invalid Op-code
EMPC...... Emulate Pocket Calculator
EMSE...... Edit and Mark Something Else
ENF....... Emit noxious Fumes
EP........ Execute Programmer
EPI....... Execute Programmer Immediately
EROS...... Erase Read Only Software
EXOP...... Execute Operator
EXPP...... Execute Political Prisoner
FLI....... Flash Lights Impressively
FSM....... Fold, Spindle and Mutilate
FSRA...... Forms Skip and Run Away
GCAR...... Get Correct Answer Regardless
GDP....... Grin Defiantly at Programmer
GFD....... Go Forth and Divide
GFM....... Go Forth and Multiply
HCF....... Halt and Catch Fire
HCP....... Hide Central Processor
IAE....... Ignore All Exceptions
IBP....... Insert Bug and Proceed
IIB....... Ignore Inquiry and Branch
ISC....... Insert Sarcastic Comments
JTZ....... Jump to Twilight Zone
LAP....... Laugh At Programmer
LCC....... Load and Clear Core
LPA....... Lead Programmer Astray
MAZ....... Multiply Answer by Zero
MBR....... Multiply and be Fruitful
MLR....... Move and Lose Record
MW........ Malfunction Whenever
MWAG...... Make Wild-Assed Guess
MWT....... Malfunction Without Telling
OML....... Obey Murphy's Laws
P$*!...... Punch Obscenity
PBC....... Print and Break Chain
PD........ Play Dead
PDSK...... Punch Disk
PEAC...... Punch Extra Holes in Cards
PFD....... Punt on Fourth Down
PI........ Punch Invalid
PNRP...... Print Nasty Replies to Programmer
POCL...... Punch Out Console Ligths
POPI...... Punch Operator Immediately
PVLC...... Punch Variable Length Card
RA........ Randomize Answer
RASC...... Read and Shred Card
RCB....... Read Command Backwards
RD........ Reverse Directions
RDA....... Refuse to Disclose Answer
RDB....... Run Disk Backwards
RDS....... Read Sideways
RIRG...... Read Inter-record Gap
RLI....... Rotate Left Indefinitely
ROC....... Randomize Op Codes
ROO....... Rub Out Operator
RPB....... Read Print and Blush
RPM....... Read Programmer's Mind
RRSGWSSNK. Round and Round She Goes, Where She Stops, Nobody
Knows
RSD....... On Read Error Self-Destruct
RSTOM..... Read From Store-only Memory
RTS....... Return To Sender
RWCR...... Rewind Card Reader
SAI....... Skip All Instructions
SAS....... Sit And Spin
SCCA...... Short Circuit on Correct Answer
SFH....... Set Flags to Half-mast
SFT....... Stall For Time
SHAB...... Shift A Bit
SHABM..... Shift A Bit More
SLP....... Sharpen Light Pen
SMR....... Skip on Meaningless Result
SOS....... Sign off, Stupid
SOT....... Sit on a Tack
SPS....... Set Panel Switches
SPSW...... Scramble Program Status Word
SQPC...... Sit Quietly and Play With Your Crayons
SRDR...... Shift Right Double Ridiculous
SRSD...... Seek Record and Scar Disk
SRZ....... Subtract and Reset to Zero
SSJ....... Select Stacker and Jam
STA....... Store Anywhere
STROM..... Store in Read-only Memory
TARC...... Take Arithmetic Review Course
TDB....... Transfer and Drop Bits
TLO....... Turn Indicator Lights Off
TN........ Take a Nap
TPDH...... Tell Programmer to Do it Him/Herself
TPF....... Turn Power Off
TPN....... Turn Power On
TTA....... Try, Try Again
UCB....... Uncouple CPU and Branch
UER....... Update and Erase Record
ULDA...... Unload Accumulator
UP........ Understand Program
UPCI...... Update Card In Place
WBT....... Water Binary Tree
WEMG...... Write Eighteen Minute Gap
WF........ Wait Forever
WHFO...... Wait Until Hell Freezes Over
WI........ Write Illegibly
WPM....... Write Programmer's Mind
WWLR...... Write Wrong-Length Record
WSWW...... Work in Strange and Wondrous Ways
XSP....... Execute Systems Programmer
ZAR....... Zero Any Register

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